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Rumiana Tenchov

Information Scientist, CAS

Rumiana Tenchov is an information scientist at CAS.  She earned her Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees in biophysics from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.  Prior to joining CAS, she was a research faculty member at the Department of Molecular Biosciences of the Northwestern University. 

Latest Content from Rumiana Tenchov

photo depicting a protein structure and folding

March 8, 2022

Are intrinsically disordered proteins the key to treating COVID-19?

Learn about the important functions of intrinsically disordered proteins and the key role they play in COVID-19 therapy.

picture of brain

February 2, 2022

Gut Microbiome and Mental Health: The Gut Feeling That Links to Depression and Anxiety

Gut microbiota, gut flora, or microbiome are the microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans and other animals. While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are particularly important for many aspects of health and mental health.

Use of lipid nanoparticles in cancer therapy

September 8, 2021

Lipid Nanoparticles – Key Players in Cancer Treatment

Lipid nanoparticles are key therapeutic vehicles in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as medical imaging, cosmetics, nutrition and more. Discover how lipid nanoparticles are applied in cancer therapy, and their future within nanomedicine.

microfluidics for improved production of lipid nanoparticles for vaccines

August 10, 2021

Tackling the Global Vaccine Distribution Challenge

COVID-19 vaccine production is limited by the output of lipid nanoparticles, but use of microfluidic technology has been successful in producing lipid nanoparticles.

March 5, 2021

Can plastic eating super-enzymes solve our destructive plastic problem?

An overview of research on how microbial enzymes can break down plastics, which could otherwise take hundreds of years to degrade.

February 18, 2021

Understanding the nanotechnology in COVID-19 vaccines

Lipid nanoparticles are a vital component of the new Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, by protecting and transporting the mRNA effectively to the right place in cells.

February 11, 2021

Do other vaccines protect you from COVID-19?

Research has revealed correlations between COVID-19 severity and a patient’s vaccination history.

November 10, 2020

Ammonium Nitrate: Lessons learned and safer approaches